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Color photograph Margaret Frances "Peg" (Peterson) Redman taken as part of fieldwork for the Women in the Military project. Back matter: "Interviewers Lacy Stone and Ellen Geraghty. Interviewee: Peg Redman." Lacey or Ellen stands with her arm around Peg's shoulders, holding a clothes hanger with Peg's World War II uniform. Peg married Homer R. Redman in England, May 12, 1945, while on deployment. Peg joined the WAC in September 1942, and began serving in the European Theater in June 1944. She was stationed in London during the Blitz. Peg Redman was born October 2, 1918, in Bangor, Maine and died September 6, 2013. She is believed to be one of the first women from Bangor to enlist in the armed forces during World War II. She joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps which became the Women's Army Corps (WACs). She was instrumental in the formation of the organization, Women Are Veterans Too.


Women in the Military



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Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047


World War II, Women in the Military, Female soldiers



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